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Rule 12:36 SEED INSPECTION

ARTICLE 12:36

SEED INSPECTION

Chapter

12:36:01             General provisions.

12:36:02             Inspection standards.

12:36:03             Weed seed standards.

12:36:04             Germination standards.

12:36:05             Standards for labeling.

12:36:06             Standards for arbitration.

12:36:07             Sampling procedures for verification of transgenic seed use.


Rule 12:36:01 GENERAL PROVISIONS

CHAPTER 12:36:01

GENERAL PROVISIONS

Section

12:36:01:01        Definitions.


Rule 12:36:01:01 Definitions.

          12:36:01:01.  Definitions. Terms defined in SDCL 38-12A-1 have the same meaning in this article.

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-12A-1.


Rule 12:36:02 INSPECTION STANDARDS

CHAPTER 12:36:02

INSPECTION STANDARDS

Section

12:36:02:01        Seed testing.

12:36:02:02        File samples.


Rule 12:36:02:01 Seed testing.

          12:36:02:01.  Seed testing. In carrying out the administration of SDCL 38-12A, inspectors shall follow the procedure set forth in the 2016 Rules for Testing Seeds, Association of Official Seed Analysts (October 1981, revised 2016).

 

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 128, 12 SDR 154, effective July 1, 1986; transferred from § 12:35:02:01, 15 SDR 53, 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988; 43 SDR 85, effective December 12, 2016.

          General Authority: SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 38-12A-19.

 

          Reference: Rules for Testing Seeds, Association of Official Seed Analysts, October 1981, revised 2016. Copies may be obtained by contacting the Association of Official Seed Analysts, 653 Constitution Avenue NE, Washington DC. 20002; $205 per copy (print) or $100 per copy (electronic).

 


Rule 12:36:02:02 File samples.

          12:36:02:02.  File samples. A file sample of seed must be representative of the seed lot. Sample sizes are as follows:

          (1)  Two ounces of grass seed not otherwise mentioned, white or alsike clover, or seeds not larger than these;

          (2)  Five ounces of red or crimson clover, alfalfa, lespedeza, ryegrass, bromegrass, millet, flax, rape, or seeds of similar size;

          (3)  One pound of sudangrass, sorghum, proso, or seeds of similar size;

          (4)  Two pounds of cereals, vetch, or seeds of similar or larger size;

          (5)  At least 400 vegetable or flower seeds; and

          (6)  At least 600 tree or shrub seeds.

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-12A-1, 38-12A-13.


Rule 12:36:03 WEED SEED STANDARDS

CHAPTER 12:36:03

WEED SEED STANDARDS

Section

12:36:03:01        Prohibited noxious weed seeds.

12:36:03:02        Restricted noxious weed seeds.

12:36:03:03        Maximum content of weed seed.


Rule 12:36:03:01 Prohibited noxious weed seeds.

          12:36:03:01.  Prohibited noxious weed seeds. The prohibited noxious weed seeds are as follows:

          (1)  Field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis);

          (2)  Leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula and E. xpseudovirgata);

          (3)  Hoary cress (Cardariadraba);

          (4)  Russian knapweed (Centaurearepens);

          (5)  Perennial sowthistle (Sonchusarvensis);

          (6)  Canada thistle (Cirsiumarvensis);

          (7)  Quackgrass (Agrophyronrepens); and

          (8)  Horse nettle (Solanumcarolinense).

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-12A-1, 38-12A-26.


Rule 12:36:03:02 Restricted noxious weed seeds.

          12:36:03:02.  Restricted noxious weed seeds. The restricted noxious weeds are as follows:

            (1)  Wild oats (Avena fatua);

            (2)  Dodder (Cuscuta spp.);

            (3)  Wild mustard (Brassica kaber  [syn. Sinapis arvensis], B. nigra, B. juncea);

            (4)  Hedge bindweed (Convolvulus sepium);

            (5)  Wild carrot (Daucus carota);

            (6)  Field pennycress (Thiaspi arvense);

            (7)  Annual bluegrass (Poa annua);

            (8)  Spotted knapweed (Centaurea maculosa);

            (9)  Giant foxtail (Setaria faberi);

          (10)  Musk thistle (Carduus nutans); and

          (11)  Plumeless thistle (Carduus acanthoides).

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority: SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 38-12A-1, 38-12A-26.


Rule 12:36:03:03 Maximum content of weed seed.

          12:36:03:03.  Maximum content of weed seed. Seed other than the grasses listed in this section may not contain more than two percent by weight of weed seed. Seed of the following grasses or mixtures of these grasses may not contain more than five percent by weight of weed seeds:

          (1)  Bluestems (Andropogonspp. and Schizachyriumscaparium);

          (2)  Indiangrass(Sorghastrumnutans);

          (3)  Gramas(Boutelouaspp.);and

          (4)  Prairie sandreed(Calamovilfalongifolia).

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-12A-16.


Rule 12:36:04 GERMINATION STANDARDS

CHAPTER 12:36:04

GERMINATION STANDARDS

Section

12:36:04:01        Maximum periods for germination test to be valid.

12:36:04:02        Minimum germination standards for vegetable seeds.

12:36:04:03        Minimum germination standards for flower seeds.

12:36:04:04        List of tree and shrub species with standardized germination testing procedures.

12:36:04:05        Seed for which TZ test may be used.


Rule 12:36:04:01 Maximum periods for germination test to be valid.

          12:36:04:01.  Maximum periods for germination test to be valid. The test to determine the percentage of germination must be completed within the following periods exclusive of the calendar month in which the test was completed:

(1)  Agriculture seed

  9 months

(2)  Lawn and turf seed

12 months

(3)  Vegetable seed

12 months

(4)  Flower seed

12 months

(5)  Tree and shrub seed

  9 months

(6)  Seed in hermetically sealed containers

36 months

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-12A-16.


Rule 12:36:04:02 Minimum germination standards for vegetable seeds.

          12:36:04:02.  Minimum germination standards for vegetable seeds. The minimum germination standards for vegetable seeds are as follows:

  (1)  Artichoke, 60 percent

(34)  Eggplant, 60 percent

  (2)  Asparagus, 70 percent

(35)  Endive, 70 percent

  (3)  Asparagus bean, 75 percent

(36)  Kale, 75 percent

  (4)  Bean, garden, 70 percent

(37)  Kale, Chinese, 75 percent

  (5)  Bean, lima, 70 percent

(38)  Kale, Siberian, 75 percent

  (6)  Bean, runner, 75 percent

(39)  Kohlrabi, 75 percent

  (7)  Beet, 65 percent

(40)  Leek, 60 percent

  (8)  Broadbean, 75 percent

(41)  Lettuce, 80 percent

  (9)  Broccoli, 75 percent

(42)  Muskmelon, 75 percent

(10)  Brussels sprout, 70 percent

(43)  Mustard, India, 75 percent

(11)  Burdock, great, 60 percent

(44)  Mustard, spinach, 75 percent

(12)  Cabbage, 75 percent

(45)  Okra, 50 percent

(13)  Cabbage, Chinese, 75 percent

(46)  Onion, 70 percent

(14)  Cabbage, tronchuda, 75 percent

(47)  Onion, Welsh, 70 percent

(15)  Cantaloupe, (see muskmelon)

(48)  Pak-choi, 75 percent

(16)  Cardoon, 60 percent

(49)  Parsley, 60 percent

(17)  Carrot, 55 percent

(50)  Parsnip, 60 percent

(18)  Cauliflower, 75 percent

(51)  Pea, 80 percent

(19)  Celeriac, 55 percent

(52)  Pepper, 55 percent

(20)  Celery, 55 percent

(53)  Pumpkin, 75 percent

(21)  Chard, Swiss, 65 percent

(54)  Radish, 75 percent

(22)  Chicory, 65 percent

(55)  Rhubarb, 60 percent

(23)  Chives, 50 percent

(56)  Rutabaga, 75 percent

(24)  Citron, 65 percent

(57)  Salsify, 75 percent

(25)  Collards, 80 percent

(58)  Sorrel, 65 percent

(26)  Corn, sweet, 75 percent

(59)  Soybean, 75 percent

(27)  Cornsalad, 70 percent

(60)  Spinach, 60 percent

(28)  Cowpea, 75 percent

(61)  Spinach, New Zealand, 40 percent

(29)  Cress, garden, 75 percent

(62)  Squash, 75 percent

(30)  Cress, upland, 60 percent

(63)  Tomato, 75 percent

(31)  Cress, water, 40 percent

(64)  Tomato, husk, 50 percent

(32)  Cucumber, 80 percent

(65)  Turnip, 80 percent

(33)  Dandelion, 60 percent

(66)  Watermelon, 70 percent

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-12A-16.


Rule 12:36:04:03 Minimum germination standards for flower seeds.

          12:36:04:03.  Minimum germination standards for flower seeds. The kinds of flower seeds listed in this section are those for which standard testing procedures have been prescribed. The percentage listed with each kind is the germination standard for that kind. For those kinds with an asterisk, the percentage is the total of percentage germination and percentage hard seed. The germination standards for flower seeds are as follows:

              (1)    Achillea (the pearl), Achillea ptarmica, 50 percent;

              (2)    African daisy, Dimorphotheca aurantiaca, 55 percent;

              (3)    Ageratum, Ageratum mexicanum, 60 percent;

              (4)    Agrostemma (rose campion), Agrostemma coronaria, 65 percent;

              (5)    Alyssum, Alyssum compactum, A. maritimum, A. procumbens, A. saxatile, 60 percent;

              (6)    Amaranthus, (Amaranthus spp.), 65 percent;

              (7)    Anagalis (pimpernel), Anagalis arvensis, Anagalis coerulia, Anagalis grandiflora, 60 percent;

              (8)    Anemone, Anemone coronaria, A. pulsatilla, 55 percent;

              (9)    Angel's trumpet, Datura arborea, 60 percent;

            (10)    Arabis, Arabis alpina, 60 percent;

            (11)    Arctotis (african lilac daisy), Arcototis grandis, 45 percent;

            (12)    Armeria, Armeria formosa, 55 percent;

            (13)    Asparagus, fern, Asparagus plumosus, 50 percent;

            (14)    Asparagus, sprenger, Asparagus sprengeri, 55 percent;

            (15)    Aster, China, Callistephus chinensis, except pompon, powderpuff, and princess types, 55 percent;

            (16)    Aster, China, Callistephus chinensis, pompon, powderpuff, and princess types, 50 percent;

            (17)    Aubretia, Aubretia deltoides, 45 percent;

            (18)    Balsam, Impatiens balsamina, 70 percent;

            (19)    Begonia, (begonia fibrous rooted), 60 percent;

            (20)    Begonia, (begonia tuberous rooted), 50 percent;

            (21)    Bells of Ireland, Molucella laevis, 60 percent;

            (22)    Brachycome (Swan River daisy), Brachycome iberidifolia, 60 percent;

            (23)    Browallia, Browallia elata and B. speciosa, 65 percent;

            (24)    Bupthalmum (sunwheel), Bupthalmum salicifolium, 60 percent;

            (25)    Calceolaria, Calceolaria spp., 60 percent;

            (26)    Calendula, Calendula officinalis, 65 percent;

            (27)    California poppy, Eschscholtzie californica, 60 percent;

            (28)    Calliopsis, Coreopsis bicolor, C. drummondi, C. elegans, 65 percent;

            (29)    Campanula:

                      (a)  Canterbury bells, Campanula medium, 60 percent;

                      (b)  Cup and saucer bellflower, Campanula medium calycanthema, 60 percent;

                      (c)  Carpathian bellflower, Campanual carpatica, 50 percent;

                      (d)  Peach bellflower, Campanula persicifolia, 50 percent;

            (30)    Candytuft, annual, Iberis amara, I. umbellata, 65 percent;

            (31)    Candytuft, perennial, Iberis gibraltarica, I. sempervirens, 55 percent;

            (32)    Castor bean, Ricinus communis, 60 percent;

            (33)    Cathedral bells, Cobaea scandens, 65 percent;

            (34)    Celosia, Celosia argentea, 65 percent;

            (35)    Centaurea (basket flower), Centaurea americana, cornflower, C. cyanus, dusty miller, C. candidissima, royal centaurea, C. imperialis, sweet sultan, C. moschata, velvet centaurea, C. gymnocarpa, 60 percent;

            (36)    Chinese forget-me-not, Cynoglossum amabile, 55 percent;

            (37)    Chrysanthemum, annual, Chrysanthemum carinatum, C. coronarium, C. segetum, 40 percent;

            (38)    Clarkia, Clarkia elegans, 65 percent;

            (39)    Cleome, Cleome gigantea, 65 percent;

            (40)    Columbine, Aquilegia spp., 50 percent;

            (41)    Coral bells, Heuchera sanguinea, 55 percent;

            (42)    Coreopsis, perennial, Coreopsis lanceolata, 40 percent;

            (43)    Cosmos, sensation, mammoth, and crested types, Cosmos bipinnatus, klondyke type, C. sulphureus, 65 percent;

            (44)    Dahlia, Dahlis spp., 55 percent;

            (45)    Delphinium, perennial, belladonna and bellamosum types, cardinal larkspur, Delphinium cardinale, chinensis types, pacific giant, gold medal, and other hybrids of D. elatum, 55 percent;

            (46)    Dianthus, carnation, Dianthus caryophyllus, 60 percent;

            (47)    Dianthus, China pinks, Dianthus chinensis, D. heddewigi, D. heddensis, 70 percent;

            (48)    Grass pinks, Dianthus plumarius, 60 percent;

            (49)    Maiden pinks, Dianthus deltoides, 60 percent;

            (50)    Sweet william, Dianthus barbatus, 70 percent;

            (51)    Sweet wivelsfield, Dianthus allwood, 60 percent;

            (52)    Dracaena, Dracaena indivisa, 55 percent;

            (53)    English daisy, Bellis perennis, 55 percent;

            (54)    Foxglove, Digitalis spp., 60 percent;

            (55)    Gaillardia, annual, Gaillardia pulchella, G. Picta, perennial, G. grandiflora, 45 percent;

            (56)    Geum, Geum spp., 55 percent;

            (57)    Gilia, Gilia spp., 65 percent;

            (58)    Godetia, Godetia amoena, G. grandiflora, 65 percent;

            (59)    Gourds: yellow flowered, cucurbita pepo; white flowered, Lagenaria sisceraria; dishcloth, Luffa cylindrica, 70 percent;

            (60)    Gypsophila; annual baby's breath, Gypsophila elegans; perennial baby's breath, G. paniculata, G. pacifica, G. repens, 70 percent;

            (61)    Helenium, Helenium automnale, 40 percent;

            (62)    Helichrysum, Helichrysum monstrosum, 60 percent;

            (63)    Heliopsis, Heliopsis scabra, 55 percent;

            (64)    Helipterum (acroclinium), Helipterum roseum, 60 percent;

            (65)    Hesperis (sweet rocket), Hesperis matronalis, 65 percent;

            (66)    *Hollyhock, Althea rosea, 65 percent;

            (67)    Hunnemania (Mexican tulip poppy), Hunnemania fumariaefolia, 60 percent;

            (68)    *Hyacinth bean, Dolichos lablab, 70 percent;

            (69)    Impatiens, Impatiens holstii, I. sultani, 55 percent;

            (70)    *Ipomea, cypress vine, Ipomea quamoclit; moonflower, I. noctiflora; morning glories, cardinal coimber, hearts and honey vine, Ipomea supp., 75 percent;

            (71)    Jerusulem cross (Maltese cross), Lychnis chalcedonica, 70 percent;

            (72)    Job's tears, Coix lacrymajobi, 70 percent;

            (73)    Kochia, Kochia childsi, 55 percent;

            (74)    Larkspur, annual, Delphinium ajacis, 60 percent;

            (75)    Lantana, Lantana camara, L. hybrida, 35 percent;

            (76)    Lilium (regal lily), Lilium regale, 50 percent;

            (77)    Linaria, Linaria spp., 65 percent;

            (78)    Lobelia, annual, Lobelia erinus, 65 percent;

            (79)    Lunaria, annual, Lunaria annua, 65 percent;

            (80)    Lupine, Lupinus spp., 65 percent;

            (81)    Marigold, Tagetes spp., 65 percent;

            (82)    Marvel of Peru, Mirabilis jalapa, 60 percent;

            (83)    Matricaria (feverfew), Matricaria spp., 60 percent;

            (84)    Migonette, Reseda odorata, 55 percent;

            (85)    Myosotis, Myosotis alpestris, M. oblongata, M. palustris, 50 percent;

            (86)    Nasturtium, Tropaeolum spp., 60 percent;

            (87)    Nemesia, Nemesia spp, 65 percent;

            (88)    Nemophila, Nemophila insignis, 70 percent;

            (89)    Nicotiana, Nicotiana affinis, N. sanderae, N. sylvestris, 65 percent;

            (90)    Nierembergia, Nierembergia spp., 55 percent;

            (91)    Nigella, Nigella damascena, 55 percent;

            (92)    Pansy, Viola tricolor, 60 percent;

            (93)    Penstemon, Penstemon barbatus, P. grandiflorus, P. laevigatus, P. pubescens, 60 percent;

            (94)    Petunia, Petunia spp., 45 percent;

            (95)    Phacelia, Phacelia campanularia, P. minor, P. tanacetifolia, 65 percent;

            (96)    Phlox, annual, Phlox drummondi all types and varieties, 55 percent;

            (97)    Physalis, Physalis spp., 60 percent;

            (98)    Playtocodon, (balloon flower), Platycodon grandiflorum, 60 percent;

            (99)    Plumbago, cape, Plumbago capensis, 50 percent;

          (100)    Poppy (Shirley poppy), Papaver rhoeas; Iceland poppy, P. nudicaule; oriental poppy, P. orientale; tulip poppy, P. glaucum, 60 percent;

          (101)    Portulace, Portulaca grandiflora, 55 percent;

          (102)    Primula, (primrose), Primula spp., 50 percent;

          (103)    Pyrethrum, (painted daisy), Pyrethrum coccineum, 60 percent;

          (104)    Salpiglossis, Salpiglossis gloxinaeflora, S. sinuata, 60 percent;

          (105)    Salvia, (scarlet sage), Salvia splendens; mealycup sage (blue bedder), Salvia farinacea, 50 percent;

          (106)    Saponaria, Saponaria ocymoides, S. vaccaria, 60 percent;

          (107)    Scabiosa, annual, Scabiosa atropurpurea, 50 percent;

          (108)    Scabiosa, perennial, Scapiosa caucasica, 40 percent;

          (109)    Schizanthus, Schizanthus spp., 60 percent;

          (110)    *Sensitive plant (Mimosa), Mimosa pudica, 65 percent;

          (111)    Shasta Daisy, Chrysanthemum maximum, C. leucanthemum, 65 percent;

          112)     Snapdragon, Antirrhinum spp., 55 percent;

          (113)    Solanum, Solanum spp., 60 percent;

          (114)    Statice, Statice sinuata, S. suworonii (flower heads), 50 percent;

          (115)    Stocks: common, Mathiola incana, evening Scented, Mathiola bicornis, 65 percent;

          (116)    Sunflower, Helianthus spp., 65 percent;

          (117)    *Sweet Pea, annual and perennial other than dwarf bush, Lathyrus odoratus, L. latifolius, 75 percent;

          (118)    *Sweet Pea, dwarf bush, Lathyrus odoratus, 65 percent;

          (119)    Tahoka daisy, Machaeanthera tanacetifolia, 60 percent;

          (120)    Thunbergia, Thunbergia alata, 60 percent;

          (121)    Torch flower, Tithonia speciosa, 70 percent;

          (122)    Torenia (wishbone flower), Torenia fournieri, 70 percent;

          (123)    Tritoma, Kniphofia spp., 65 percent;

          (124)    Verbena, annual, Verbena hybrida, 35 percent;

          (125)    Vinca, Vinca rosea, 60 percent;

          (126)    Viola, Viola rosea, 60 percent;

          (127)    Virginian stocks, Malcolmia maritima, 65 percent;

          (128)    Wallflower, Cheiranthus allioni, 65 percent;

          (129)    Yucca (Adam's needle), Yucca filamentosa, 50 percent;

          (130)    Zinna (except linearis and creeping), Zinnia angustifolia, Z. gracillima, Z. haegeana, Z. multiflora, Z. pumila, 65 percent; and

          (131)    Zinnia (linearis and creeping), Zinnia linearis, Sanvitalia procumbens, 50 percent.

          A mixture of kinds of flower seeds is below standard if the germination of any kind or combination of kinds constituting 25 percent or more of the mixture by number is below standard for the kind or kinds involved.

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority: SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 38-12A-5.


Rule 12:36:04:04 List of tree and shrub species with standardized germination testing procedures.

          12:36:04:04.  List of tree and shrub species with standardized germination testing procedures. Tree and shrub seeds with standardized germination testing procedures available for them are as follows:

            (1)      Abies balsamea, balsam fir;

            (2)      Abies concolor, white fir;

            (3)      Abies fraseri, Fraser fir;

            (4)      Abies Homolepis, Nikko fir;

            (5)      Abies lasiocarpa, subalpine fir;

            (6)      Abies veitchii, Veitch fir;

            (7)      Acer ginnala, Amur maple;

            (8)      Acer negundo, boxelder;

            (9)      Acer platanoides, Norway maple;

          (10)      Acer rubrum, red maple;

          (11)      Acer saccharinum, silver maple;

          (12)      Acer saccharum, sugar maple;

          (13)      Acer spicatum, mountain maple;

          (14)      Ailanthus altissima, tree of heaven, ailanthus;

          (15)      Berberis thunbergii, Japanese barberry;

          (16)      Berberis vulgaris, european barberry;

          (17)      Betula alleghaniensis, yellow birch;

          (18)      Betula lenta, sweet birch;

          (19)      Betula nigra, river birch;

          (20)      Betula papyrifera, paper birch;

          (21)      Betula pendula, European white birch;

          (22)      Betula populifolia, gray birch;

          (23)      Carya ovata, shagbark hickory;

          (24)      Catalpa speciosa, northern catalpa;

          (25)      Celastrus scandens, American bittersweet;

          (26)      Celastrus orbiculata, Oriental bittersweet;

          (27)      Cornus florida, flowering dogwood;

          (28)      Cornus stolonifera, red-osier dogwood;

          (29)      Crataegus mollis, downy hawthorn;

          (30)      Fraxinus americana, white ash;

          (31)      Fraxinus excelsior, European ash;

          (32)      Fraxinus nigra, black ash;

          (33)      Fraxinus pensylvanica, green ash;

          (34)      Fraxinum pensylvanica var. lanceolata, green ash;

          (35)      Gleditsia triacanthos, honey locust;

          (36)      Grevillea robusta, silk oak;

          (37)      Larix decidua, European larch;

          (38)      Larix sibirica, Siberian larch;

          (39)      Liriodendron tulipifera L., yellow-poplar;

          (40)      Malus supp., apple;

          (41)      Malus supp., crabapple;

          (42)      Nyssa aquatica L., water tupelo;

          (43)      Nyssa sylvatica var. sylvatica, black tupelo;

          (44)      Picea abies Karst., Norway spruce;

          (45)      Picea engelmanni Parry, engelmann spruce;

          (46)      Picea glaucaVoss., white spruce;

          (47)      Picea glauca var. albertiana, western white spruce, Alberta white spruce;

          (48)      Picea glehniiMast., Sakhalin spruce;

          (49)      Picea Koyamai Shiras, Koyama spruce;

          (50)      Picea mariana B.S.P., black spruce;

          (51)      Picea omorika Purkyne, Serbian spruce;

          (52)      Picea orientalisLink., Oriental spruce;

          (53)      Picea polita Carr, tigertail spruce;

          (54)      Picea pungensEngelm., blue spruce, Colorado spruce;

          (55)      Picea pungens var. glauca Reg., Colorado blue spruce;

          (56)      Picea rubensSar., red spruce;

          (57)      Picea stichensis Carr, Sitka spruce;

          (58)      Pinus aristateEngelm., bristlecone pine;

          (59)      Pinus banksianaLamb., Jack pine;

          (60)      Pinus contortaDougl., lodgepole pine;

          (61)      Pinus contorta var. latifolia Engelm., lodgepole pine;

          (62)      Pinus desiflora Sieb. and Zucc., Japanese red pine;

          (63)      Pinus flexillis James, limber pine;

          (64)      Pinus mugoTurra., mountain pine;

          (65)      Pinus mugo var. mughus Zenari, Mugo Swiss mountain pine;

          (66)      Pinus nigra, Austrian pine;

          (67)      Pinus nigra poiretiana, Corsican pine;

          (68)      Pinus ponderosaLaws., Ponderosa pine, Western yellow pine;

          (69)      Pinus resinosa, red pine, Norway pine;

          (70)      Pinus strobus, Eastern white pine;

          (71)      Pinus sylvestris, Scotch pine;

          (72)      Pinus thunbergii, Japanese black pine;

          (73)      Plantanus occidentalis, American sycamore;

          (74)      Populus spp., poplars;

          (75)      Prunus armeriaca, apricot;

          (76)      Prunus avium, cherry;

          (77)      Prunus domestica, plum, prune;

          (78)      Prunus persica, peach;

          (79)      Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca, Franco, blue Douglas fir;

          (80)      Pseudotsuga menziesii var. caesia, Franco, gray Douglas fir;

          (81)      Pseudotsuga menziesii var. viridis, green Douglas fir;

          (82)      Pyrus communis, pear;

          (83)      Quercus spp., red or black oak group;

          (84)      Quercus alba, white oak;

          (85)      Quercus muehlenbergiiEngelm., Chinkapin oak;

          (86)      Rhododendron spp., rhododendron;

          (87)      Robinia pseudoacacia L. black locust;

          (88)      Rosa multifloraThunb., Japanese rose;

          (89)      Syringa vulgaris L., common lilac;

          (90)      Thuja occidentalis L., Northern white cedar, Eastern arborvitae;

          (91)      Tsuga canadensisCarr., Eastern hemlock, Canada hemlock;

          (92)      Ulmus americana L., American elm;

          (93)      Ulmus parvifoliaJacq., Chinese elm;

          (94)      Ulmus pumila L., Siberian elm;

          (95)      Vitis Vulpina L., riverbank grape.

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority: SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 38-12A-6.


Rule 12:36:04:05 Seed for which TZ test may be used.

          12:36:04:05.  Seeds for which TZ test may be used. For each of the following grasses, the result of a tetrazolium test may be shown in lieu of the percentage of germination to indicate the potential viability of the seed:

          (1)  Needlegrass, green, Stipaviridula;

          (2)  Wheatgrass, western, Agrophyronsmithii.

          For all other seeds, the result of a tetrazolium test may be shown along with the percentage of germination.

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-12A-2.


Rule 12:36:05 STANDARDS FOR LABELING

CHAPTER 12:36:05

STANDARDS FOR LABELING

Section

12:36:05:01        Labeling requirements pertaining to variety.

12:36:05:02        Labeling requirements for flower seeds -- Performance characteristics.

12:36:05:03        Coarse seed enumerated.

12:36:05:04        Use of purple or blue labels.


Rule 12:36:05:01 Labeling requirements pertaining to variety.

          12:36:05:01.  Labeling requirements pertaining to variety. Labeling requirements pertaining to variety are as follows:

          (1)  Agricultural seeds of barley, flax, oats, rye, soybeans, tricicale, and wheat shall be labeled as to kind and variety except that when two or more varieties each in excess of 5 percent of the whole are combined to form a blend, the variety names may be omitted from the label provided:

               (a)  The kind is clearly identified with the word "blend" or other name or number commonly used by seedsmen or seed producers to identify their blends;

               (b)  The names of the varieties used to form the blend are included in the records for that seed lot; and

               (c)  The seedsman or seed producer has received written permission from the owner of any variety for which a United States Certificate of Plant Variety Protection has been applied for or issued to use that variety to form the blend;

          (2)  Agricultural seeds other than those listed in subdivision (1) of this section shall be labeled as to kind, kind and variety, or kind and variety not stated;

          (3)  Lawn and turf seeds shall be labeled as to kind or kind and variety; and

          (4)  Vegetable seeds in containers of less than one pound shall be labeled as to kind or kind and variety and vegetable seeds in containers of one pound or more shall be labeled as to kind and variety.

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-12A-2, 38-12A-3, 38-12A-4.


Rule 12:36:05:02 Labeling requirements for flower seeds -- Performance characteristics.

          12:36:05:02.  Labeling requirements for flower seeds -- Performance characteristics. Flower seeds prepared for use by home gardeners shall be labeled as to kind and variety or kind and performance characteristics, as follows:

          (1)  For seeds of plants grown primarily for their blooms:

               (a)  If the seeds are of a single named variety, the kind and variety must be stated, for example: "Marigold, Butterball";

               (b)  If the seeds are of a single type and color for which there is no specific variety name, the type of plant, if it is significant, and the type and color of bloom must be indicated, for example, "Scabiosa, Tall, Large Flowered, Double, Pink";

               (c)  If the seeds consist of a mixture of colors of a blend or varieties of a single kind, the kind name, the type of plant, if it is significant, and the type of bloom must be indicated, and it must be clearly indicated that the seed is mixed or blended, for example, "Marigold, Dwarf Double French, Mixed Colors," or "Marigold Blend, Dwarf Double French, Mixed Colors"; and

               (d)  If the seeds consist of a mixture of kinds, it must be clearly indicated that the seed is mixed and the specific use of the mixture must be indicated, for example, "Cut Flower Mixture," "Rock Garden Mixture." Statements like "Wild Flower Mixture," "General Purpose Mixture," "Wonder Mixture," or any other statement which fails to indicate the specific use of the seed is not permitted unless the specific use of the mixture is also stated; and

          (2)  For seeds of plants grown for ornamental purposes other than their blooms, the kind and variety must be stated or the kind must be stated together with a descriptive statement concerning the ornamental part of the plant, for example, "Ornamental Gourds, Small Fruited, Mixed."

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority: SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 38-12A-5.


Rule 12:36:05:03 Coarse seed enumerated.

          12:36:05:03.  Coarse seed enumerated. Coarse seeds are the seeds of corn, wheat, oats, barley, rye, triticale, spelt, emmer, buckwheat, sorghum, beans, peas.

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-12A-10.


Rule 12:36:05:04 Use of purple or blue labels.

          12:36:05:04.  Use of purple or blue labels. The purple label used with seed is limited to the registered class of certified seed. The blue label used with seed is limited to the certified class of certified seed. The certified seed label when attached to the bag serves for identification of genetic identity and purity. In addition, the certified label shall show the following:

          (1)  Class;

          (2)  Grower's producer number;

          (3)  Certification number;

          (4)  State where grown; and

          (5)  For certified seed potatoes -- statement that potatoes meet standards for disease and varietal purity.

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-12A-16.

          Cross-Reference: Seed certification standards, § 12:35:01:01.


Rule 12:36:06 STANDARDS FOR ARBITRATION

CHAPTER 12:36:06

STANDARDS FOR ARBITRATION

Section

12:36:06:01        Arbitration language.


Rule 12:36:06:01 Arbitration language.

          12:36:06:01.  Arbitration language. Language calling attention to the arbitration process shall be as follows or shall convey the same meaning as the following: "Sale subject to arbitration where applicable."

          Source: 15 SDR 54, effective October 10, 1988.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-12A-20.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-12A-22.


Rule 12:36:07 SAMPLING PROCEDURES FOR VERIFICATION OF TRANSGENIC SEED USE

CHAPTER 12:36:07

 

SAMPLING PROCEDURES FOR VERIFICATION OF TRANSGENIC SEED USE

Section

12:36:07:01        Oversight of sample collection.

12:36:07:02        Method of collecting samples.

12:36:07:03        Selection of laboratory and analytical methods.

12:36:07:04        Retention of samples.

12:36:07:05        Recovery of costs.

12:36:07:06        Persons authorized to collect samples.


Rule 12:36:07:01 Oversight of sample collection.

          12:36:07:01.  Oversight of sample collection. If requested in writing by a farmer or patent holder of a transgenic seed, an employee of the Secretary of Agriculture shall oversee the collection of samples by the department or the entity selected pursuant to § 12:36:07:06.

          Source: 29 SDR 43, effective October 6, 2002.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-1-49.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-1-46, 38-1-49.


Rule 12:36:07:02 Method of collecting samples.

          12:36:07:02.  Method of collecting samples. Plant material samples shall be acquired in a manner that is agreed upon by the farmer and the patent holder, prior to sample collection. If an agreement cannot be reached, the manner for sample acquisition shall be prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture. Duplicate samples may be requested by either party prior to the time that the sample is acquired at the expense of the requesting party.

          Source: 29 SDR 43, effective October 6, 2002.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-1-49.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-1-49.


Rule 12:36:07:03 Selection of laboratory and analytical methods.

          12:36:07:03.  Selection of laboratory and analytical methods. The farmer and the patent holder shall mutually agree upon the laboratory and the methods used for the analysis of samples. If the laboratory or methods cannot be agreed upon, the Secretary of Agriculture or his employee shall make the final determination of the laboratory and methods to be used.

          Source: 29 SDR 43, effective October 6, 2002.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-1-49.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-1-49.


Rule 12:36:07:04 Retention of samples.

          12:36:07:04.  Retention of samples. Any plant material remaining after analysis is complete shall be retained by the laboratory or the Department of Agriculture in an appropriate manner. When issuing test results, the laboratory shall include notice of the last time or date when the plant material will be presumed incapable of further scientifically acceptable testing according to the testing methods used or according to the experience of the laboratory personnel. If the farmer or the patent holder request retention of the sample beyond the time set forth in this notice, they will be required to make arrangements with the laboratory for retention beyond the time frame given or for release of such samples to another laboratory, and the payment to the laboratory for any fees incurred for such additional services.

          Source: 29 SDR 43, effective October 6, 2002.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-1-49.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-1-49.


Rule 12:36:07:05 Recovery of costs.

          12:36:07:05.  Recovery of costs. The patent holder shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in the amount of $25 per hour for each person plus state rates for expenses and related costs.

          Source: 29 SDR 43, effective October 6, 2002.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-1-49.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-1-46, 38-1-49.


Rule 12:36:07:06 Persons authorized to collect samples.

          12:36:07:06.  Persons authorized to collect samples. Samples shall be taken by department personnel. The department may select another entity to collect samples if the farmer and the patent holder are in mutual agreement.

          Source: 29 SDR 43, effective October 6, 2002.

          General Authority:SDCL 38-1-49.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 38-1-46, 38-1-49.


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